A collective list of public JSON APIs for use in web development.
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Public APIs

A collective list of JSON APIs for use in web development.


API Description OAuth Link
Petfinder Adoption No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Hummingbird Hummingbird Anime API No Go!
AniList AniList Anime API Yes Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Church Calendar API Catholic liturgical calendar No Go!
Non-working days API Database of ICS files for non working days No Go!
Date and Time Global Date and Time No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
RandomUser Generates random user data No Go!
UI Faces Find and generate sample avatars for user interfaces No Go!
UI Names Generate random fake names No Go!
Adorable Avatars Generate random cartoon avatars No Go!
Github - User Data Pull public information for a user's github No Go!
Gitter Chat for GitHub Yes Go!
JSONPlaceholder Fake data for testing and prototyping No Go!
RoboHash Generate random robot/alien avatars No Go!
API Only Several APIs free. No Go!
Lorem Text Generates Lorem Ipsum text Yes [Go!] (https://market.mashape.com/montanaflynn/lorem-text-generator)
Hipster Ipsum Generates Hipster Ipsum text No [Go!] (http://hipsterjesus.com/)
Loripsum The "lorem ipsum" generator that doesn't suck No [Go!] (http://loripsum.net/)


API Description OAuth Link
BreweryDB Beer No Go!
LCBO API Alcohol No Go!

Data Access

API Description OAuth Link
Abbreviation API Get abbreviations and meanings No Go!
Callook.info API United States ham radio callsigns No Go!
Celebinfo API Celebrity information API No Go!
Open Government United State Government Open Data No Go!
Yelp Find Local Bussiness Yes Go!
Quandl API Stock Market Data No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Currencylayer Exchange rates and currency conversion No Go!

Games & Comics

API Description OAuth Link
Marvel Marvel Comics API No Go!
SWAPI Star Wars API No Go!
Pokéapi The RESTful Pokémon API No Go!
Giant Bomb Video Games No Go!
Comic Vine Comics No Go!
Steam Steam Client API Yes [Go!] (https://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Steam_Web_API)


API Description OAuth Link
OpenCage Forward and reverse geocoding using open data No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Noun Project Icons Yes Go!
Unsplash Photography Yes Go!
Giphy Get all your gifs No Go!
TVMaze TV Show Data No Go!
OMDB Open movie database No Go!
MovieDB Movie Data No Go!
Netflix Roulette Netflix database No Go!
Good Reads Books No Go!
Dribbble Design Yes Go!
Ron Swanson Quotes Television No Go!
Rijksmuseum Art No Go!
iTunes Search Software products API No Go!
Twitch Game Streaming API Yes Go!
Wordnik Dictionary Data API No Go!
Imgur Images Yes Go!
File.io Files No Go!
Chuck Norris Database Jokes No Go!
Medium community of readers and writers offering unique perspectives on ideas. Yes Go!
Flickr Flickr Services Yes Go!
Reddit Homepage of the internet Parts Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Discogs Music No Go!
EchoNest Music No Go!
Jamendo Music Yes Go!
LastFm Music No Go!
Mixcloud Music No Go!
MusicBrainz Music No Go!
Soundcloud Music No Go!
Spotify Music No Go!

Open Source projects

API Description OAuth Link
Drupal.org Drupal.org API No Go!
Libraries.io Open source software libraries No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
UK Police UK Police data No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
TED Talks TED API No Go!
NASA NASA data, including imagery No Go!
Wunderground Weather No Go!
OpenWeatherMap Weather No Go!
Yahoo! Weather Weather No Go!
World Bank World Data No Go!
Open Notify ISS astronauts, current location API No Go!
Fedger.io Query machine intelligence data No Go!
inspirehep.net High Energy Physics info. system No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Full Contact Get Social Media profiles and contact Information Yes Go!
LinkedIn REST-API The foundation of all digital integrations with LinkedIn Yes Go!
Facebook API Facebook Login, Share on FB, Social Plugins, Analytics and more Yes Go!
Twitter API Read and write Twitter data Yes Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Football-Data.org Football Data No Go!
FitBit FitBit API No Go!
Stattleship MLB, NBA, NHL, NFL No, but a token is required Go!
JCDecaux Bike API JCDecaux's self-service bicycles No, but apiKey query string Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Transport for London TFL API No Go!
Transport for Belgium Belgian transport API No Go!
Transport for Germany Deutsche Bahn (DB) API No Go!
Transport for Switzerland Swiss public transport API No Go!
Transport for Budapest Budapest public transport API No Go!
Transport for Norway Norwegian transport API No Go!
Transport for Toronto TTC No Go!
Transport for Vancouver, Canada TransLink Yes Go!
Transport for Washington, US Washington Metro transport API Yes Go!
Transport for Paris, France RATP Open Data API No Go!
Transport for Sao Paulo, Brazil SPTrans Yes Go!
Transport for The Netherlands NS No Go!


API Description OAuth Link
Vehicle API Lot of vehicles informations No, but apiKey query string Go!